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Recouping Color Profits

In partnership with: Vish As salons, spas and barbershops reopen, the early forecast is that guests are excited to come in and demand is high. Safety and sanitation protocols firmly in place, professionals will stay busy helping guests repair DIY cuts and color, and covering extensive regrowth. But is your …

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Case Study: Day One at Van Michael Salons

A few short months ago, Van Council was hoping to spend the last week of April traveling leisurely down the coast of California, enjoying a few days between industry commitments on his way to a gathering of friends and colleagues he had long been looking forward to joining, the ISBN …

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Making a Clean Start

Salon, spa and barber professionals have always been trained and licensed in sanitation, and BARBICIDE has become one of the most iconic mages in professional beauty. For more than 70 years, the blue bottle has signified a safe, clean environment for every salon service, from haircuts to nail care, clipper …

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MUSE: Communication, CARES and Catching up

How are you and your business coping through COVID-19? The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) is committed to helping members connect and to support each other and business leaders throughout the professional beauty industry. We are all in this together! This new series of MUSE (multi-unit salon/spa exchange) check-ins is …

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CASH FLOW, DEBT AND RENT: CARES Act & Financial Resources

COVID-19 CASH FLOW AND LOAN FORGIVENESS Through an ongoing series of blogs and sharing of resources, articles and examples, ISBN members continue to connect and support each other and the professional beauty industry through the COVID-19 crisis and shutdown. In this segment, ISBN shares an overview from a Small Business …

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CASH FLOW, DEBT AND RENT: Rent Negotiation

Prioritizing Your Financial Crisis Plan, Part 1 As salon, spa and barber industry leaders work to protect their businesses, teams and communities in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, ISBN members continue to generously share resources and insights. ISBN urges members and other industry small business leaders to first focus …

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A Summary of the FFCRA and CARES Act

This is a summary provided to ISBN by a fellow member for your reference. Please read this message and linked resources carefully. Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) UPDATES The Department of Labor (DOL) issued recent guidance clarifying a number of questions facing employers related to scope and applicability of …

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ISBN and SALON TODAY Webinar Forum Unites Beauty Industry

COPING WITH COVID-19 On March 18, members of ISBN’s Board of Directors did what ISBN members do year-round across the network’s touchpoints and events. They openly shared their business experience, insights, concerns, action plans and realities with each other and with ISBN supporters. For this unprecedented business challenge spurred by …

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Tax-Related Provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act creates emergency paid sick leave, as well as paid family leave in the case of school closures, for working families impacted by COVID-19. It does so by requiring employers with up to 500 employees to provide paid sick leave and paid family leave, while …

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Preparing for & Managing Closure during COVID-19

Many of you have already made the courageous decision to shutter your business and likely have had some tough conversations already. When the mandate comes down from local, state or federal government, the choice is truly out of your hands and its time to focus on communicating, supporting and mitigating …

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